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Volume 22 Issue 2 - October 2016

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  • October
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In this issue: David Jaeger and Alex Pauk’s most memorable R. Murray Schafer collabs, in this month’s installment of Jaeger’s CBC Radio Two: The Living Legacy; an interview with flutist Claire Chase, who brings new music and mindset to Toronto this month; an investigation into the strange coincidence of three simultaneous Mendelssohn Elijahs this Nov 5; and of course, our annual Blue Pages, a who’s who of southern Ontario’s live music scene- a community as prolific and multifaceted as ever. These and more, as we move full-force into the 2016/17 concert season- all aboard!

GLORIOUS VOICES Let Us

GLORIOUS VOICES Let Us All Sing! Tafelmusik Chamber Choir at 35 Directed by Ivars Taurins Including joyful and spirited works by Handel, Zelenka, and Rameau, and excerpts by the remarkable Italian composer Agostino Steffani. Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre November 2-6 For tickets call (416) 964-6337 Handel Messiah Directed by Ivars Taurins Amanda Forsyth (soprano), Krisztina Szábo (mezzo-soprano), Colin Balzer (tenor), Tyler Duncan (baritone) Bring your whole family and revel in Handel’s original orchestration, the glory of the Hallelujah chorus, and the brilliant singing of the renowned Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre December 14-17 For tickets call (416) 408-0208 Discounts available for music lovers 35 and under. tafelmusik.org LIVE EMOTION AWE 16 /17

Volume 22 No 2 | October 2016 FEATURES 6. OPENER | Concerted Listening | DAVID PERLMAN 8. CBC RADIO TWO: Esprit Orchestra Celebrates Murray Schafer | DAVID JAEGER 8. On the Edge with Claire Chase | SARA CONSTANT 12. Shen Yun Orchestra Visits Toronto October 23 | ALLAN PULKER 14.Fireworks! Mendelssohn’s Elijah Takes Off on Guy Fawkes Day | DAVID PERLMAN 56. WE ARE ALL MUSIC’S CHILDREN | MJ BUELL BEAT BY BEAT 18. Classical & Beyond | PAUL ENNIS 21. Jazz Stories | ORI DAGAN 22. On Opera | CHRISTOPHER HOILE 24. Art of Song | HANS DE GROOT 26. Early Music | DAVID PODGORSKI 28. In with the New | WENDALYN BARTLEY 30. World View | ANDREW TIMAR 33. Bandstand | JACK MacQUARRIE 34. Mainly Clubs, Mostly Jazz! | BOB BEN LISTINGS 35. A | Concerts in the GTA 47. B | Concerts Beyond the GTA 50. C | Music Theatre 51. D | In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz) 54. E | The ETCeteras DISCOVERIES: RECORDINGS REVIEWED 57. Editor’s Corner | DAVID OLDS 59. Strings Attached | TERRY ROBBINS 61. Keyed In | ALEX BARAN 63. Vocal 64. Classical & Beyond 65. Modern & Contemporary 66 Jazz & Improvised 68. Pot Pourri 70. Something in the Air | KEN WAXMAN 71. Old Wine, New Bottles | BRUCE SURTEES MORE ATMA Classique continues its cycle of the complete symphonies of Anton Bruckner with the release of Symphony No. 2 performed by the Orchestre Métropolitain under the direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Available from October 7, 2016 6. Contact Information & Deadlines 7. Index of Advertisers 55. Classified Ads Cover Photography Armen Elliott G R I G O R I A N . C O M

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